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#5488895 - 12/20/14 07:49 AM Using Borax for turkey fan, legs and wings
Jase Offline
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Registered: 09/24/07
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Loc: The Colony, TX
I've had my turkey fan, wings, legs and beard sitting in Borax for about 2 weeks now.

How do you know when it's dried enough to remove and do the mount?
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#5488984 - 12/20/14 08:55 AM Re: Using Borax for turkey fan, legs and wings [Re: Jase]
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I try and dust off most of the original Borax and cover the fleshy areas with fresh Borax one more time for a few days. If you don't see any clumps in the new Borax after a few days were it has drawn out moisture, then your good to go
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#5491663 - 12/21/14 07:54 PM Re: Using Borax for turkey fan, legs and wings [Re: Jase]
kmon1 Offline
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Registered: 09/27/06
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What he said
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#5493247 - 12/22/14 02:21 PM Re: Using Borax for turkey fan, legs and wings [Re: Jase]
MAJKF Offline
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Registered: 09/09/13
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legs will take longest. beard and fan depend on how thoroughly fleshed and defatted they were.
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#5581226 - 02/03/15 10:32 PM Re: Using Borax for turkey fan, legs and wings [Re: Jase]
pak Offline
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Registered: 02/03/15
Posts: 32
leave them 60 days they will be ready

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